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St. Katharine Drexel

March 3, 2018

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Katharine Drexel and her two sisters inherited $14 million from her father, and set about using it to help Native Americans and other minorities. At the urging of Pope Leo XIII, she started a new missionary order to help them. Katharine and her friends founded dozens of schools on Indian reservations, as well as Xavier University, the first Catholic college for African Americans.



March 3, 2018
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